GENIALG is a European Union-funded Horizon 2020 project. GENIALG is the first industry-driven project bringing together pioneering companies in large-scale integrated European biorefineries and experts in seaweed cultivation, genetics and metabolomics with the aim of boosting the seaweed industry. This video is an introduction to the project, its objectives, activities, partners, expected impacts and the concept of seaweed biorefinery.
Organic edible seaweed: all cultivation steps are explained in this 10 minute video by two kelp farmers. Discover how Wakame, Sugar Kelp and Alaria are farmed by GENIALG partner C-Weed Aquaculture, seaweed farmers in Brittany since 1983 . Seaweeds are farmed using environmentally friendly sustainable culture methods, allowing biodiversity preservation and oxygen production. After harvesting the organic seaweeds are naturally dried in the open air and sold online.